Change in a Major Pacific Weather Pattern Will Likely Intensify Warming

Posted In Climate Change, News

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The Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO), a major atmospheric and meteorological pattern in the mid-Pacific Ocean, is now switching into a positive phase that will likely boost Pacific Ocean temperatures and accelerate global warming, according to new research…

Changes in the IPO can influence Pacific Ocean temperatures in a band from 50 degrees north latitude to 50 degrees south, a significantly larger area than is affected by the better-known El Niño Southern Oscillation…

Read Full Article; Yale E360 (05-10-2017)


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